Avraham Friedman MSW

Clinical Social Worker

ABOUT

Avraham Friedman, MSW trained at Yeshiva University in New York. He moved to Israel and later received his diploma training as a clinical logotherapist through the Viktor Frankl Institute for Logotherapy in Texas. He has spoken at the international conference in Dallas and appeared on radio on logotherapeutic related subjects. Avraham has provided supervision in Logotherapy and is a staff member at the Viktor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy in Israel.  He is also an active member of the Israel Association for Logotherapy. He runs a successful private practice and offers online therapy as well.

He has developed into a leading adolescent and young adult therapist dealing with many of the issues coon in this age group.

Avraham Friedman: avrahammsw@gmail.com  +972-54-589-3399 http://www.purposefultherapy.com


QUALIFICATIONS

Education:
Wurzweiler School of Social Work

Year of Graduation:
1983

Years in Practice:
34


Additional Credentials:

Logotherapist clinician - 2012


FINANCES

Average cost per session
250-350 NIS

Insurance
None

Discounts Available
per need

DISTANCE COUNSELING

Telephone Counseling, Skype

BLOG POSTS

Control Over Fear – Parshat Devarim

August 11, 2016

I have spent over 30 years speaking with clients about their emotions. Most of that time I was trying to help them to identify and legitimize their emotional reactions. I have even built up a defensive kind of reaction to a parent who says “don’t be afraid”, especially when we know how important fear can be and the function it serves. “The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”1
So, I approach this

Identity Crisis – Pesach

April 21, 2016

Who is the person I would want to be? How would I behave differently? Do I have principles that I believe in? Will I stand up to pressure? Who am I really?
Many people living through the horrors of the Holocaust asked these questions.





Last Updated: April 20, 2017

OFFICE LOCATION(S)

42a beitar
jerusalem

2 eshkol
raanana

12 jabotinsky
bnei brak




054-5893399

SPECIALTIES

Adjustments, Behavioral Issues, Cancer / Terminal Illness, Depression, Eating Disorders, Gender Identity Concerns, Grief, Life Transitions, Mood Disorders, Trauma / Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD, Self-Esteem, Sleep / Insomnia, Spiritual Concerns, Stress Management, Vocational Counseling

CLIENT FOCUS

Age
Adults, Men, Women, Geriatric
Languages
Hebrew, English

TREATMENT APPROACH

Logotherapy
Psychodynamic
EFT - Tapping